PepsiCo and Frito-Lay Union Network

Guatemala: SITRAFRITOLAY signs its first collective agreement at Frito-Lay

20 February 2019 News

On November 29, after long and difficult negotiations, the Union of Workers of the Frito Lay Compañía Limitada (SITRAFRITOLAY) and the PepsiCo subsidiary signed a collective agreement for the first time. The agreement will be valid for three years between 2019 and 2021.

 

Teamsters Local 683 Ratifies Newest Contract with Pepsi

26 September 2018 News

pepsi_lu_683After six months of negotiations, over 200 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company drivers, merchandisers and warehouse workers represented by Teamsters Local 683 ratified their newest collective bargaining agreement by more than an 80 percent margin.

USA: Philadelphia Coca Cola/Pepsi Drivers Ratify Agreement

23 May 2018 News

Workers of Liberty Coca-Cola and Pepsi Bottling Company who are represented by the IUF-affiliated Teamsters Local 830 in Philadelphia, have ratified a new agreement. A majority of the workers voted to accept the contract, which will last for five years.

UK: Hundreds to lose jobs as PepsiCo bottler Britvic proposes to shut down Norwich factory

11 January 2018 News

IUF-affiliated unions GMB and Unite the Union in the UK oppose the
proposed closure of Norwich factory operated by Britvic, the licensed bottler for
PepsiCo products within the UK, and the transfer of production to
different UK locations.

India: PepsiCo to sell plants, franchisee rights in two states to Varun Beverages

14 August 2017 News

Varun Beverages reported that its board has approved a plan to acquire
PepsiCo India’s previously franchised territories in Odisha and parts of
Madhya Pradesh along with three manufacturing units.

Upon
completion of this acquisition, Varun Beverages will be a franchisee for
PepsiCo products across 18 states and two union territories.

PepsiCo's Walkers crisp plant in the UK planned for closure

2 March 2017 News

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On 2 March PepsiCo announced its proposal to close the UK Walkers crisp plant in Peterlee in Country Durham.

The US-headquartered food and beverage giant is shutting its facility in north-east England "In order to improve the efficiency of our UK snacks manufacturing operations" with production transferred to other UK sites.  

Around 400 jobs could be lost as a result of the closure.

PepsiCo workers from the Frito-Lay plant in Lahore demonstrate against ongoing harassment

1 February 2017 News

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On 1 February 2017, more than 350 workers at the Frito-Lay plant in Lahore organized through the IUF-affiliated Pakistan Food Workers Federation (PFWF) a demonstration outside the plant against ongoing harassment against union members and particularly women workers.

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PepsiCo women workers protest against harassment at FritoLay plant in Pakistan

16 January 2017 News

Women%20protest2smallWomen workers from the PepsiCo FritoLay plant in Lahore, Pakistan protested on 13 January against ongoing harassment and threats.

Pakistan PepsiCo beverage workers in Gujranwala show solidarity with PepsiCrush

5 January 2017 News

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The Pakistan Food Workers Federation organized a protest action on 3 December in front of a PepsiCo beverage plant in Gujranwala. Hundreds of PepsiCo union members and community supporters showed their solidarity for the international IUF campaign in support of workers in Pakistan, India and Guatemala struggling to secure their basic human rights.

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IUF Asia Pacific Conference Affiliates show their support for the PepsiCrush campaign

30 December 2016 News

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IUF Affiliates at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Manila 19-21 October, show their support and solidarity with the 28 unfairly dismissed warehouse workers in West Bengal India. PepsiCo continues its pattern of crushing human rights at the Frito-Lay plants in Lahore, Pakistan and Guatemala City, Guatemala. STOP PEPSICRUSH!

IUF Africa Regional Conference in support of PepsiCrush Campaign

26 December 2016 News

PepsiAfricaRegional%20300International delegates to the IUF Africa Regional Conference, that took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 22 and 23 November, showed their support for the PepsiCrush campaign and solidarity with the workers fighting for their human rights in Pakistan and Guatemala PepsiCo operations and a warehouse in India exclusively contracted to PepsiCo. Stop PepsiCrush!

PepsiCo workers in Pakistan continue fighting for their rights!

5 December 2016 News

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Workers at PepsiCo's Frito-Lay plant in Lahore continue fighting for their rights and for their union against a management which refuses to recognize their organization and their demands. Hundreds of union members, backed by the Pakistan Food Workers' Federation and community supporters rallied at the factory gate in November to highlight their demand for an end to the harassment of union members and officers, negotiation on their charter of demands and an end to the massive abuse of casual employment. CLICK HERE TO SEND A MESSAGE TO PEPSICO!

IUF HRCT affiliates say Stop PepsiCrush!

17 November 2016 News

HRCTPepsiCrush%20300Stop PepsiCrush! International delegates to the IUF's hotel, restaurant, catering and tourism (HRCT) Trade Group Board meeting in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic November 10-11 show their solidarity with workers fighting for basic rights at PepsiCo facilities in Pakistan and Guatemala and the ongoing struggle for justice for warehouse workers at PepsiCo's warehouse provider in West Bengal, India.

Ukraine: AIWU Women's committee in support of PepsiCo campaign

8 November 2016 News

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IUF affiliates in Brazil call on their members to show solidarity with IUF campaign to stop PepsiCo attacking rights

14 October 2016 News

BrazilLeaders of the Federation of Food Workers of São Paulo(FTIASP) distributed the leaflet of the IUF campaign to the workers of PepsiCo plant at Campinas, São Paulo State. The leaflet calls on PepsiCo to remedy the rights violations in Pakistan and India. The union asked workers to support their co-workers in Pakistan and India. Similar actions are planned at PepsiCo Sorocaba plant and IUF affiliates in Brazil will continue to mobilize their members in the beverage sector in support of trade union rights for workers in Pakistan and India.

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